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Johnnie Allan

Johnnie Allan’s been a prominent Cajun performer since his teenagers, when joined accordionist Lawrence Walker’s music group as a metal guitarist. When the music group break up, Allan teamed with pianist/fiddler U.J. Meaux, maker Huey Meaux’s cousin, in the Krazy Kats, a rock-band. Allan continued performing stone and R&B in the past due ’50s and early ’60s. He alternated between music and education for some time, at one stage even becoming primary of an primary college. But his recognition soared when his Cajun-flavored cover of Chuck Berry’s “Guaranteed Property” became popular. Allan’s design mixes rock and roll flamboyance with Cajun authenticity, and continues to be presented on many local labels.

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